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Feb 28, 2009
... They did a "whipple" surgery on her ... you can google that to get a lot more info but I believe they never remove JUST the cancer. She had part of her pancrease, stomach, intestine and gall bladder all removed. It has been a hard recovery. ... (3 replies)
... Txs, I will keep you informed (6 replies)
... They can remove the pancreas, and the patient becomes a brittle diabetic. However the most comman surgery to remove the tumor is the whipple. ... (6 replies)

... good luck to you and your neice. ... (6 replies)
... to see a cancer surgeon specialized in pancreas tumor. ... (6 replies)
... They can remove the pancreas, this is called a total pancreactomy, but usually they only do it if they can harvest the Iclet cells and transplant them to the liver, and hers are probally cancerous. Have you spoken to a pancreatic surgeon or specialist? ... (6 replies)
... The pancreas produces insulin and other hormones, also enzymes that are vital to the digestive system. You cannot function without a pancreas. No food would be processed through the body, you would be a total diabetic as well. ... (6 replies)
... Mine is also on tail, we were told it is IPMN which can not tell is malignant or not until it is removed. My PC has suggested sloan kettering but we asked to go to John Hopkins. ... (8 replies)
... I am on the west coast. The only place I know of myself in the east is John Hopkins Hospital. You can search and find contacts that specialize in pancreatic cancer and they can advise you. ... (8 replies)
... onc so I would think he would do the right thing. The only thing I can think of is that he was going off what the radiology report said follow up in 6 months. ... (8 replies)
Young with Cancer
Nov 15, 2008
... Hello, I have a 9yr old son with an angio sarcoma its very rare that someone of his age gets this. To be brief he was 7 when he was diagnosed with cancer in the pancreas he underwent surgery for 14 hours to remove most of his pancreas a third of his stomach his gaul bladder 23cm of his small intestine. ... (8 replies)
... By the time it was discovered it was necessary for the docs at NIH to remove all of my L kidney and about half of my right kidney. I can feel my self on the decline and am getting prepared for dyalysis by having a fistula surgically implanted in my arm. ... (55 replies)
Shell shocked...
Feb 25, 2004
... My mother also has liver cancer but no chriros. You or someone needs to ask the Dr. some very specific questions. First if there is 2 tumors how big are they. My mother has is 5.3cmx3. ... (2 replies)

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